B-Cell Prolymphocytic Leukemia And Hairy Cell Leukemia

  • 1. What are B-Cell prolymphocytic Leukemia and Hairy Cell leukemia?
  • About leukemia Leukemia is the cancer of the blood cells. Leukemia starts when healthy blood cells change and grow uncontrollably. Blood cells are formed in the bone marrow, the spongy tissue inside the long bones in the body. There are different types of blood cells - White blood cells th...
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  • 2. Statistics for B-cell Prolymphocytic Leukemia and Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia is the most common type of leukaemia in adults, accounting for 38% of cases. CLL is rare in children. It is estimated that 4,320 deaths from CLL will occur this year. There are no present estimates as to how many people develop PLL. Around 700 people are diagnosed...
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  • 3. Risk Factors for B-cell Prolymphocytic and Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • A risk factor can be anything that influences the development of any cancer. But having a risk factor, or many does not give certainty of having particular cancer. Some people with no risk factors can also develop cancer.  In general, leukemia can be due to a genetic mutation. These genetic mut...
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  • 5. Sign and Symptoms for B-cell Prolymphocytic and Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • People having HCL or PLL may experience the following signs or symptoms. Sometimes, people with HCL or PLL don't have these symptoms. Or, the cause of a symptom can be a different medical condition that is not Leukemia. Some of the common symptoms are: Bruising easilyIn HCL, hairy cells accumula...
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  • 6. Diagnosis of B-cell prolymphocytic Leukemia and Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Many tests are performed to find or diagnose cancer. They also do tests to see if cancer has spread to another part of the body from where it began. If this happens, it is called metastasis. For instance, imaging tests can represent if cancer has spread. Imaging tests show pictures of the body from...
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  • 7. Stages of B-cell Prolymphocytic and Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Generally, staging is a method of describing where the cancer is present, if or where it has spread and whether it affects other body parts. Unlike most solid tumours, HCL and PLL do not have a formal staging system. However, doctors use diagnostic tests to evaluate HCL and PLL. This helps them dec...
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  • 8. Treatment types for B-cell Lymphocytic and Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • "Standard to care" refers to the best-known treatment. In cancer care, different doctors work together to bring out an overall treatment plan for the patient. This is called a multidisciplinary team.  Treatments recommendations depend on many factors: The size, grade and type of tumourWhethe...
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  • 9. Clinical Trials About B-cell Prolymphocytic and Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • On the path to finding different ways to treat cancer, various research and trials have been carried out to find safe and effective treatments other than the standard ones. Every drug that is used now was once tested in clinical trials. The clinical studies mainly focus on finding a safe, effective...
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  • 10. Latest Research On B-cell Prolymphocytic and Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Doctors are learning more about HCL and PLL, ways to prevent it, the best way to treat it, and how to give the best care to people diagnosed with this disease. The following research areas may comprise new alternatives for patients with the help of clinical trials. Always talk with the doctor about...
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  • 11. Coping with Treatment of B-cell Prolymphocytic and Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • A cancer diagnosis can be overburdening, but you can find ways to cope with stress and uncertainty with time. Whether chemotherapy or radiotherapy, every cancer treatment has its side effects that can cause changes in the body, either physically or mentally. People do not encounter the same side ef...
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  • 12. Follow-up Care for B-Cell Prolymphocytic and Hairy Cell leukemia
  • Care for a cancer patient does not end with the end of active treatment that was going on. Even after that, the health care team looks out for the cancer recurrence, managing the side effects developed due to the treatment and monitoring your overall health. This is the follow up care. Your follow-...
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  • 13. Survivorship for B-cell Lymphocytic Leukemia and Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Survivorship can have different meanings for different people. But commonly, it refers to; Having no signs of cancer post-treatmentCancer survivorship initiates from the moment of diagnosis and continues during treatment and throughout a person's life. Survivorship is the most complicated par...
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  • 14. Questions to ask about B-cell Prolymphocytic and Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • When making up your mind about treatment, you must know every detail about the treatment you opt for. It would be best to ask questions about anything about cancer that you don't understand. Don't forget to ask the healthcare team questions during and after the treatment.  Questions to ask a...
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